Articles in Sri Lanka ( 926 )

926 Articles of interest in Sri Lanka

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  • Madawala

    Madawala is a village in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. This village, which consists of over 2500 families most of whom are practising Muslims. The inhabitants speak a local dialect of Tamil which differs with the Tamil due to Islamic influences.

  • Kesbewa

    Kesbewa is a town and Urban Council in Colombo District in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is on the road from Horana to Colombo.

  • Keerimalai

    Keerimalai (Tamil: கீரிமலை kīrimalai) is a town in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka. Naguleswaram temple is located in this suburb also a mineral water spring called Keerimalai Springs reputed for its curative properties.

  • Karainagar

    Karainagar (Tamil: காரை நகர்) (pronounced Kaarai-Nagar) is located 20 km from Jaffna, Sri Lanka, on the Karaitivu (Island).

  • Kadugannawa

    Kadugannawa is a town in Kandy District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. It is located along the A1 road west of Peradeniya.

  • Inuvil

    Inuvil (Tamil: இணுவில்) is a village in Northern Sri Lanka. It is situated along the KKS main road, Jaffna district.

  • Ganemulla

    Found in the British era Ganemulla (Sinhala:ගණේමුල්ල, Tamil:கணேமுல்ல ) is a midsize town situated in the Gampaha District of Sri Lanka. Ganemulla is about 9 km from Kadawatha on the Colombo-Kandy road. The nearest city to Ganemulla is Gampaha, which…

  • Bibile

    Bibile (also spelled:Bibila) is a town located in Monaragala District, Uva Province of Sri Lanka. Bibile's land is important to Sri Lankan agriculture. It was well known for oranges, though still oranges grown there the original variety 'Bibile Swee…

  • 2006 Trincomalee massacre of NGO workers

    The 2006 Trincomalee Massacre of NGO Workers, also known as the Muttur Massacre, took place on August 4 or 5, 2006, when 17 employees of the French INGO Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim, or ACF) were shot at clos…

  • 1989 Valvettiturai massacre

    The 1989 Valvettiturai massacre occurred on August 2 and 3, 1989 in the small coastal town of Valvettiturai, on the Jaffna Peninsula in Sri Lanka. Approximately 64 minority Sri Lankan Tamil civilians were killed by soldiers belonging to the Indian P…

  • Valaichchenai

    Valaichchenai is a town in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. It could also be spelled as Valaichenai. The world famous Pasikudah Beach is located about 3 km east of Valaichenai along the Indian Ocean.

  • Thalawathugoda

    Thalawathugoda is a suburb of Colombo city. It is located approximately sixteen (16) kilometres from the city centre of Colombo, adjacent to Battaramulla and Pelawatte on the Borella-Kottawa main road, bordering Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte (The admini…

  • St. Mary's Cathedral, Galle

    The Cathedral of St. Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary , is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Galle. It is a landmark in the City of Galle, Sri Lanka. The cathedral was built by the Society of Jesus at the end of the 19th century.

  • Palali

    Palali (Tamil: பலாலி) is a small town in the North Sri Lankan city of Jaffna. It has an important airport. Both military and small civilian aircraft land there.

  • Minneriya

    Minneriya is a small town in Sri Lanka, and is famous for two things, for the great Minneriya lake built by King Mahasen and for the Minneriya National Park which is a hot spot for safari lovers because of the abundance of elephants.

  • Manipay

    Manipay or Maanippaai (Tamil: மானிப்பாய்) is an affluent town in the northern Jaffna District of Sri Lanka. The original name of Manipay is Periya pulam. It was a mission location when the American Ceylon Mission (ACM) came to Sri Lanka in the 19th …

  • Kuruwita

    Kuruwita is a town in the Ratnapura District of Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is 87 km from Colombo. It used to be served by the 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge Sabaragamuwa Railway, a branch of the national railway system.

  • Kothduwa temple

    The Kothduwa temple, or Koth Duwa Raja Maha Viharaya, is a Buddhist temple located on Kothduwa Island on the Maduganga river in southern Sri Lanka.

  • Kopay

    Kopay (Tamil: கோப்பாய் Kōppāy)is a town located approximately 4 km from the city of Jaffna along Point Pedro road.

  • Kalkudah

    Kalkudah or Kalkuda (Pronounced Kal-Kuda, Tamil translation rock-bay) is a coastal resort town located about 35 kilometers northwest of Batticaloa, Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka. It used to be a popular tourist destination, however due to 2004 Indi…

  • Joseph Vaz College

    The Joseph Vaz College of Wennappuwa (commonly known as Joseph Vaz College) is a school in Wennappuwa, Sri Lanka. It was established in 1934 and consecrated in honour of St. Joseph Vaz. It opened with 28 children with Bro. Lewis as its first Directo…

  • Informatics Institute of Technology

    IIT, Informatics Institute of Technology (formerly IICS, Informatics Institute of Computer Studies) is a private higher educational institute in Sri Lanka which specializes in Information Technology. It collaborates with leading foreign universities…

  • Idalgashinna

    Idalgashinna (Sinhalese: ඉදල්ගස්හින්න, Tamil: இதல்கஸ்ஹின்ன) is a location in the Badulla District, Sri Lanka. The elevation is about 5,300 feet (1,600 m) above sea level. The famous Ceylon Tea and Ceylon Green Tea are grown in the area.

  • Hartley College

    Hartley College (Tamil: ஹாட்லிக் கல்லூரி Hāṭlik Kallūri) is a provincial school in Point Pedro, Sri Lanka. Founded in 1838 by British Methodist missionaries, it is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools. The school is named after Wesleyan priest and miss…

  • Hanwella

    Hanwella is a small town in Sri Lanka, situated about 30 km from Colombo, the commercial capital of the country.

  • Dimbulagala Raja Maha Vihara

    Dimbulagala Raja Maha Vihara is situated 16 kilometres south east of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. The Dimbulagala range houses a number of caves cut into the rock with Brahmi inscriptions over their drip ledges. This forest hermitage …